These are 2-hole paua shell buttons sold in packs of 12 buttons.
Paua is the species of abalone shell found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The government of New Zealand strictly controls the harvesting of abalone for food. The shells are a natural by-product of the food industry.
||Price per Pack of 12 Buttons
||0.5" Paua Shell Button:12.5mm/20L (12-pack)
||1" Paua Shell Button:25mm/40L (12-pack)
Genus and species: Haliotis iris. Wild.
Paua are not endangered and are not subject to CITES controls.
Made in New Zealand